Lord Clark of Windermere

Labour Peer

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  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Leicester) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Approve 29 Jul 2020

    My Lords, we have all watched the progress in Leicester with the lockdown and I very much agreed with the noble Lord, Lord Liddle, when he emphasised the point about learning lessons. I feel that we probably have, because I perceive an evolution of approach. We have seen a different approach in Bradford, and in Oldham, again, there is more finessing—and I learned only today that the next...
  • Agriculture Bill - Committee (7th Day): Amendment 270 28 Jul 2020

    My Lords, I am very pleased to follow the noble Baroness, Lady Humphreys. When she was describing the difficulties of farmers in the north of Wales she could have been describing my county of Cumbria. The similarities are uncanny, but we knew that, even down to the weather. This seven-day Committee stage has been one of the finest debates that I have been involved in in almost 50 years in the...
  • Parliamentary Constituencies Bill - Second Reading 27 Jul 2020

    My Lords, as this House debates parliamentary boundaries, it is important to come back to the fact that democracy is more than just voting. It is about living together in harmony and fairness, with respect for other minority viewpoints and tolerance of the opinion of others. Democracy in Britain is under challenge today as never before. I think of the growth of social media. The noble Lord,...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 2 July 2001

Previously MP for South Shields until 14 May 2001 — General election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for South Shields, 1979-2001 and for Colne Valley, 1970-74. Opposition spokesman on agriculture and food, 1972-74, on Defence, 1980-81, on environment, 1981-87; food, agriculture and rural affairs, 1987-92; defence, disarmament and arms control, 1992-97; Chancellor, Duchy of Lancaster, 1997-98. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Also represented South Shields; Colne Valley

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (3 Dec 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (4 Jul 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Cabinet Office (3 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (3 May 1997 to 1 Jul 1998)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (11 Apr 1992 to 1 May 1997)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (11 Apr 1992 to 1 May 1997)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (15 Jun 1987 to 10 Apr 1992)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (15 Jun 1987 to 10 Apr 1992)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment (1 Jul 1986 to 11 Jun 1987)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (1 Jul 1986 to 11 Jun 1987)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jul 1981 to 1 Jul 1986)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jul 1981 to 1 Jul 1986)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2001.

1. Remunerated directorships
Homeowners Friendly Society.
Thales UK PLC (formerly Thomson-CSF PLC) (non-executive); electronics and systems.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Adviser to British Retail Consortium for parliamentary services as part of a wider agreement. (£5,001-£10,000)

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